Armenian FAQ. Answering readers’ questions.

Garni Armenia

Each and every time I get an email from a reader, who wants to learn more about Armenia, I feel so special. I’m proud that people think of me as a right person to reach out to. Today, I’m doing a little wrap-up, where I’m trying to answer the most popular questions that have been … Continue reading “Armenian FAQ. Answering readers’ questions.”

Travel Flashback #25

Shushi

They say that a well-traveled person can never be in only one place. It’s so true. Our hearts always wander. They always long for distant lands we fell for. Mine is not an exception. That’s why every week from now on I will be posting one picture of a place that has been on my … Continue reading “Travel Flashback #25”

Two Years in Armenia

Armenia

Two years ago yesterday I arrived to Yerevan after a red-eye flight to Tbilisi, and a bumpy marshrutka ride. The marshrutka, a minibus, had a cracked front glass, but I didn’t pay any attention to it. I almost cried when I crossed the border. I had two suitcases and a plan to live in the … Continue reading “Two Years in Armenia”

Why would anyone blog about a Genocide?

Armenia

Why would anyone blog about a Genocide that happened a century ago? Why would anyone tweet about a Genocide that happened a century ago? There is a reason. Take a read, I will tell you a story. There are very few foreigners living in Armenia who don’t have Armenian roots. Even less foreigners in Armenia … Continue reading “Why would anyone blog about a Genocide?”

Let’s go up the Cascade

Yerevan

Only in Yerevan you will find a giant stairway to a great skyline. It’s called Cascade and it’s definitely more than just a climbing challenge. Believe me or not, but there is an entire contemporary art museum hidden inside. It goes by the name of Cafesjian Art Center and it’s quite worth a visit. The … Continue reading “Let’s go up the Cascade”

Let’s hike under the Umbrella. Highlight on one waterfall in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

I’ve been fascinated by unrecognized countries since I learnt about their existence. One of them is located just at my doorstep. Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. Eight hour-long drive from my house in Yerevan. The whole different world. People who live there are Armenian but I find them oh so different from my Yerevan neighbors or Diaspora friends. … Continue reading “Let’s hike under the Umbrella. Highlight on one waterfall in Nagorno-Karabakh.”

Why Armenia? (X)

Sanahin

Everyone who follows this blog knows that I currently live in Armenia. Everyone knows that I blog not only to document my travels and share hundreds of my pictures with you. One of the reasons why I keep blogging is to promote traveling in Armenia and South Caucasus. I know many bloggers that visited Armenia. … Continue reading “Why Armenia? (X)”

Why Armenia? (IX)

Sevan

Everyone who follows this blog knows that I currently live in Armenia. Everyone knows that I blog not only to document my travels and share hundreds of my pictures with you. One of the reasons why I keep blogging is to promote traveling in Armenia and South Caucasus. I know many bloggers that visited Armenia. … Continue reading “Why Armenia? (IX)”